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Al Pittman

Healthy Church Fundamentals - Forgiving One Another

March 7, 2023

Do you consider your church to be “healthy”? There are certainly signs to be looking out for that would indicate an unhealthy church, and one of them is a lack of forgiveness. Let’s face it - no matter how we might try to avoid it - we are going to do something that hurts another. By word or by action, we offend one another - and we need to be forgiven.

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There are several phrases that us human beings find difficult to say. “I’m sorry” is a tough one for a lot of people, and another one is “I forgive you”. That will be pastor Al’s focus today - forgiving one another. When you think about it, if we as a church body were stubbornly refusing to forgive each other, it would make for a very strange meeting every Sunday morning, wouldn’t it?
March 6, 2023
The greater you value something, the greater you’ll take care of it. If that’s really true, then It’s very telling that there’s such little regard for the Church whom Jesus gave His life for.  So we who love the church ought to care for it and also protect it - especially in light of the very real dangers the church is exposed to in these days of persecution.  We’ll learn more about that today on The Dwelling Place
March 4, 2023
Today we bring you a message from pastor Al’s new series titled “Healthy Church Fundamentals”. The fundamentals we are considering might also  be called foundations, because a healthy church in the year 2023 has to have a firm and unwavering foundation in order to grow and prosper. One of those foundational principles is service to one another.
March 3, 2023
Pastor Al is currently sharing a series called “Healthy Church Fundamentals”. The three fundamentals we are looking at are love, serving one another, and forgiveness. We covered love in the first two installments, and today we’ll look at fundamental number two - serving one another.
March 2, 2023
We are living in an era of increased persecution of Christians, and a lot of Christians have succumbed to the pressure and strayed from God’s precepts for leading a life that glorifies God. It’s time to get back to basics, and that’s what we’ll do today as pastor Al talks about one of the most important basics that defines our walk with the lord - love.
March 1, 2023
On today’s program, pastor Al brings us part one of a new mini-series he shared recently, titled “Healthy Church Fundamentals”. As pastor Al will remind us today, fundamentals are important in just about every walk of life. The Christian church in the year 2023 is in desperate need of a refreshed course in fundamentals, and over the next several programs we will take a close lookout three essential fundamentals of a prospering church - love, service and forgiveness.
February 28, 2023
There is no question that our nation is headed in the wrong direction, spiritually and morally. It was once said that if God doesn’t judge our country for our moral depravity, He owes Sodom and Gomorrah an apology. How can our nation be healed? Let’s explore that question with pastor Al, on today’s edition of the Dwelling Place.
February 27, 2023
To be spiritually minded does not require you to be impractical and mystical. But it does mean you look at the things of this life from heaven’s point of view. Doing so allows you to think more clearly and be more effective in your calling, and that’s our subject today on The Dwelling Place with Pastor Al Pittman.
February 25, 2023
We have a timely and thought provoking message to bring you today, as pastor Al  shares ways we can heal our nation. Heal it from what? Well, there are people who think everything is just hunky-dory these days, but there are also a lot of people who rightfully believe this nation is headed for destruction. Rampant sin is now celebrated in the media. People with a biblical world view are labeled as intolerant bigots. What happened and what can we do about it?
February 24, 2023
Today we are pleased to bring you the second half of a message pastor Al first delivered in New Years day, 2023. Now, a lot of us choose January first to make resolutions about losing weight, or going to the Gym, but in the message we share with you today, pastor Al is urging us to resolve to live for Christ and His glory.
February 23, 2023
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The Dwelling Place features the teaching ministry of Al Pittman, where the aim is to help deepen your faith, one step at a time.

About Al Pittman

Al was born in Panama City, Florida in 1955. His father was a career soldier, so the family traveled extensively. In 1973, when Al was seventeen years old, the family returned from a tour in Germany and settled in Colorado Springs. Soon after, Al realized God’s call on  his life and began serving in the music ministry as a bass guitarist with a Christian band  called, “The Rays of Light.” It was during this time that Al met Norma, and they were married on July 19, 1975. 

Al attended Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, graduating in 1977 with a degree in Biblical Studies. In 1991 Al and his family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and two years later he joined the staff of Calvary Chapel Albuquerque as an assistant pastor and co-worship leader. In the spring of 1997 the Lord called Al and his family back to Colorado Springs to pastor Calvary Worship Center. In 2006, Al earned his Master’s degree and in 2012 he earned his Doctorate degree in Ministry from Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Al and Norma are the proud parents of three children, Renee, Nathan and Reggie, as well as proud grandparents. They covet your prayers for their family and ministry as they endeavor to live a life pleasing to the Father.

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